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Violence, Protests, Arrival of Agents Put Chicago on Edge

CHICAGO — Amid a surge in gun violence and protests sparked by the death of George Floyd, the nation's third-largest city is on edge, awaiting possible greater tension in the form of a plan by President Donald Trump to dispatch dozens of federal agents to Chic...
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Outcry Over Racial Data Grows as Virus Slams Black Americans

As the coronavirus tightens its grip across the country, it is cutting a particularly devastating swath through an already vulnerable population — black Americans. Democratic lawmakers and community leaders in cities hard-hit by the pandemic have been sound...
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Actor Jussie Smollett Faces 6 New Charges in Chicago

CHICAGO — A grand jury returned a six-count indictment accusing actor Jussie Smollett of lying to Chicago police when he reported a racist and homophobic attack last year, a special prosecutor announced Tuesday...
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2 Guards With Rapper Juice WRLD Arrested on Gun Charges

Chicago — Two security guards who were with rapper Juice WRLD when he died after suffering a medical emergency at Chicago’s Midway International Airport have been arrested on gun charges. Police said there were no signs of foul play in the death of the 21-y...